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Tips From a Cancer Fatigue Survivor
BY Barbara Tako
Two-time cancer survivor offers help for fatigue, including fatigue that is months and years out from active treatment
Reflections From A Survivor Lucky Enough To Be There
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer and melanoma survivor comments on downsizing from a cancer survivor's perspective.
The Other Side of The Phone Call
BY Barbara Tako
Breast cancer survivor approaches the phone with dread with Mom in hospice with breast cancer.
FDA Approves Yervoy for Pediatric Melanoma Population
BY Jason M. Broderick
Yervoy (ipilimumab) was granted approval by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of pediatric patients who are 12 years old or younger and have unresectable or metastatic melanoma, according to Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), the manufacturer of the CTLA-4 inhibitor.
A Team Effort to Fight Melanoma
BY Allie Casey
Diagnosed with desmoplastic melanoma, sportscaster Holly Rowe is working with the Melanoma Research Foundation to teach about the disease.
Immunotherapy Moves Into Rare Skin Cancer Type
BY Tara Haelle
An immunotherapy has become the first of its kind approved to treat Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and still mysterious skin cancer.
When Treating Your Skin Cancer, Protect Your Pets
BY Kerry Lengyel
Creams containing the chemotherapy 5-fluorouracil can be fatal to animals, the FDA warns.
Individualized Therapy Improves Cancer Outcomes
BY Beth Fand Incollingo
In treating rare advanced skin cancers, individualized therapy is improving outcomes.
Combination Immunotherapy Being Investigated in Advanced Melanoma
BY Ariela Katz
A study pairs an IDO inhibitor with PD-1 checkpoint blockade.
Make it a Double: Immunotherapy Combinations for Advanced Melanoma
BY Gina Columbus

Increasingly, immunotherapy drugs for advanced melanoma are being studied in combination. 

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